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Writing less than 15 characters in a comment triggers the 30 second protection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments that fail to post start the “You can only comment every 5 seconds” timer This is a recent bug, if you write less than 15 characters, you trigger the 30 ...
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Comment time-out issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments that fail to post start the “You can only comment every 5 seconds” timer Not a big issue, just something I noticed. I tried to upvote a comment, but I ...
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Why do rejected comments still count towards the 1 comment per 15 sec limit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments that fail to post start the “You can only comment every 5 seconds” timer I just tried to post a comment, In this comment I used multiple @user mentions. ...
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The resetting comment timer and double @alerts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments that fail to post start the "You can only comment every 5 seconds" timer The most irritating limit-feature on SO is, by far, the resetting comment timer. ...
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125 votes
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Deleting a comment (mine) shouldn't count as a comment vote

I had an old question that I revisited in order to link it in a new answer. I noticed that in the comments Steven A Lowe had a funny comment that I -- at the time -- had responded to with "why can't I ...
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4 answers
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What actions are rate-limited, and why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide I've seen a number of time delay notifications on the sites. E.g.: you can only comment every x seconds What are all the situations that ...
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Why do I keep getting told I posted less than 15 characters when I posted more than 15? [duplicate]

I tried to post the following comment and it claims it was less than 15 when it was more. Based on Tim's comment and testing I believe it would not let me post because with @Shadow removed it is less ...
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2 answers
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Really Long Comment Wait Time?

Possible Duplicate: Please return the comment rate limit to a flat 30 seconds If I can’t comment for 30 more seconds, why is the Add Comment button enabled? So, I go to comment on someones answer,...
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When I post a comment to an answer and refer to two people, it throws an error

I tried referring to 2 members by placing the '@' symbol before their names in a comment. I removed one of the '@' symbols and was able to post the comment. I then clicked on 'Edit Comment' and ...
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1 answer
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Offered Bounties shows two active bounties on the same question

I've offered two 500-rep bounties on this question. After the first had ended and while the second was going, my offered bounties page showed that both were active ("ends in 2 days"): (Also, "grace ...
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1 answer
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Comment length validation and rate-limiting bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Get “You can only comment every 15 seconds” error erronously Really Long Comment Wait Time? When posting a comment that is less than the minimum length, one can ...
Nathan Taylor's user avatar
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Making user wait after rejecting a comment as too short is obnoxious [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Writing less than 15 characters in a comment triggers the 30 second protection I tried to submit a comment that was 14 characters long. It was rejected - fine; no complaint. ...
Jonathan Leffler's user avatar
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Comment links in "activity" and "responses" should always take me directly to the comment

The comment links in the "activity" and "responses" tabs of the user profile now work correctly when the comment would be hidden behind "add / show n more comments". This is great! However, it appears ...
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"You may only add a comment every 30 seconds" comes up, even if the comment didn't post sucessfully [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Writing less than 15 characters in a comment triggers the 30 second protection. If you you attempt to add a comment, and the comment fails to add (for instance, if it is less ...
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